Our international study programmes are conducted at our campuses located in Vlissingen and Middelburg in the province Zeeland. What is it like to study in Zeeland?
Zeeland is well known for its stunning countryside, coastal villages, sand dunes and natural reserves. Literally translated, Zeeland means ‘sea’ and ‘land’ and the area lives up to its name! It is a delta area consisting of islands and sea arms interconnected by dams, bridges and tunnels. This picturesque region is rich in culture and history with amazing beaches, festivals and many activities to take advantage of. It is the most popular tourist region in the Netherlands. Living in this province, you will find museums, local markets, regional food and music festivals. Zeeland also plays host to big events such as Film by the Sea, Liberation Day Festival and Zeeland After Summer Festival.
Vlissingen is a large student and tourist town with a population of approximately 45,000. It is a friendly town where you can get around everywhere by bike. It has all amenities necessary to enjoy life while preparing for your future. With its beautiful beach, the longest promenade in the Netherlands and many pavement cafes, Vlissingen exudes a year-round holiday atmosphere. You can explore the surrounding coastline and villages by bike due to the extensive network of bike trails. Major European cities are accessible within a few short hours by either car or train, making student life off campus a learning experience as well!
The Middelburg city centre, dating back as far as the first half of the ninth century, has a rich cultural heritage, which can be seen throughout the historic city centre. Surrounded by historical buildings you will feel an almost medieval atmosphere when walking around. Middelburg is a diverse and vibrant city with a lovely atmosphere that has a lot to offer to students, including a vibrant student life. It offers a diverse array of shops, pubs, restaurants and events. You will feel at home straight away! You will find the campus in the heart of the city center and it is serviced by good bus and train connections and safe cycling routes.